SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...The whole back of the fire truck had melted."
William Yeingst

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"The Smithsonian now has a fire truck door from the New York Fire Department..."
David Shayt
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"What we are doing is building a collection for all time here"
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